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Somerset Phoenix Project

Working alongside professionals and supporting children, young people and families affected by sexual abuse.

A specialist service supporting the development of professionals in Somerset. We are here to reduce the negative impact of child sexual abuse (CSA) on the lives of children and families living in Somerset

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How we can help

Somerset Phoenix is a small service provided by Barnardo's and Somerset & Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS). Providing support, training, consultation, and signposting to professionals supporting children, young people and families affected by child sexual abuse (CSA). We are a small team covering the whole of Somerset. We are not a referral service or a crisis service. If you need crisis intervention, refer to the useful links page.

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For professionals

Information on training courses, professional consultation and guides for supporting children affected by sexual abuse

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For parents & carers

Support for safe carers; peer support groups, information guids, tips for managing behaviour associated with the abuse

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For children & young people

Support and information centered on you, what you need now and in the future

Latest News

latest-news
27 Jul 2022

New updated Request Form

We have looked at our Request for Support forms and updated them so they are hopefully a little bit easier to fill in and allows us to capture wh...

latest-news
14 Jul 2022

Support over the summer holidays

As the summer holidays approach and the sun is hopefully shining lots of the Phoenix team are taking time off over this period. We are still open...

latest-news
06 Jul 2022

Free Training for ACEs

A free course (funded by the Home Office Early Intervention Fund) has been released on Adverse Childhood Experiences, their impact and a few exam...

Barnardo's is a charity (216250 / SC037605) and a company limited by guarantee.
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